Wild Bill Hickok, Historic Deadwood

Wild Bill Hickok

On August 2, 1876, American law enforcement officer and folk hero, James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok, met his maker in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. He was shot in the back by Jack McCall while playing a game of poker in Saloon #10 and later laid to rest at Mount Moriah Cemetery. Today, Deadwood still honors and pays homage to this great figure of the American West.

Wild Bill Dead Man's Hand
Adams Museum
Wild Bill's Death Chair
Saloon #10
Wild Bill Bust in Adams Museum
Adams Museum
Saloon Number 10 where Wild Bill Hickok was shot.
A man dressed as Wild Bill Hickok in front of Saloon No. 10.
Inside Saloon No. 10.
Rustic decor inside Saloon No. 10.
Adams Museum
Wild Bills Death Chair inside of Saloon No. 10.
The site of Jack McCall's capture in Deadwood.
Mount Moriah Cemetery

Wild Bill with crowd
Wild Bill Bust
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